Joe Dietsch is the Carson City Senior Citizens Center Senior Volunteer of the Week for April 20.
Name: Joe Dietsch
City of residence: Carson City
How long have you lived there?: 18 years
Where did you live before moving to your present home?: Downey, Calif.
How long have you been a volunteer at the present location?: 15 years
How long have you been a volunteer overall?: 15 years
Specific job duties: Anything
How much time do you volunteer per week?: 12 hours or more
Why and how did you become a volunteer?: Life's been good; I wanted to give a little back
Favorite thing about volunteering: Making people happy
Family: Wife of 56 years, Sarah
If retired, former profession: Book binding
What are your hobbies?: Singing and playing video poker
What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: It's a rewarding experience.